We’re going to start posting on the weekends some of the great nuggets we’ve found on the web. Most will be a handful of links to tools or great content. Occasionally we’ll include one from my “save” file that hits my mood.
Robert Cialdini’s book, Influence, is considered one of the best in explaining persuasion. I encountered an infographic that highlights the six means of influence. It’s true to Cialdini’s style, so if you like the infographic, pick up the book.
I love Ted Talks. I get their newsletter every weekend. Last week they included a talk from 2011 on lying, spotting lies, and finding truth. It’s a great 20-minute break.
As a coach, time management insights always pop up on my radar. An article on HBR looks at some recent research on The Pros and Cons of Doing One Thing at a Time. My favorite line in the article is “When tasks accumulate at a frantic pace, the multitasking really picks up, requiring a concentration level that can border on the manic.”
Naomi Dunford is a trainer/coach for entrepreneurs and marketers. She’s also an engaging writer. This week she wrote on Success Generally Happens after This Part.
From the archives: a year ago, Leo Babuta wrote on Letting Go of Judging People. I heartily recommended this as a read. I periodically return to it.